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TikTok ban: YouTube and Instagram Content Creators React!

The move came after the government announced banning 59 Chinese based apps including TikTok and SHAREit. The apps were reported to compromise users private data.

Social media has been buzzing ever since the government put a ban on 59 Chinese based apps in India. The move came after the Ministry of Information and Technology “received many complaints from various sources including several reports about the misuse of mobile apps..for stealing and surreptitiously transmitting user’s data in an unauthorized manner to servers which have locations outside of India”. Owing to this, many content creators shared their opinions on the interim ban on TikTok and other applications.

Content Creators react to TikTok ban

Kusha Kapila

Instagram’s highly admired Billi Mausi is famous for her rib-tickling and relatable content. Kusha Kapila is well known among netizens for playing different characters on Instagram and YouTube. Reacting to the government’s decision to ban TikTok and other Chinese based apps, Kusha being a content creator offered her support to the TikTok community. The actor urged TikTok users to not lose heart and expand their content to different social media sites like Instagram and YouTube.

Read her post here:

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tag your favourites creator from TikTok so others can follow them here 🙂 I love @themermaidscales (will keep updating this) *We are in the middle of a national crisis. This post is not a criticism on the ban nor does it undermine the security of the country and most importantly, the lives of the Indian soldiers' sacrificed* before saying something truly vile about TikTok creators and while you may have valid reasons for it in your head, think about the collective mental health of people who relied on the app for their livelihood. We preach about kindness but do we really practice it when we need to? There are 30 million active users on the app – singers, makeup artists, dancers, home chefs, stunt performers, let's not generalise all of them. please please please practice empathy. Show them the way, not the middle finger. Please.

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Rahul Subramanian

Rahul Subramanian is a famous Indian Stand up comedian. His Amazon Special “Kal Main Udega” has been the audience’s favorite. Rahul has been entertaining fans with his building uncles series ever since the lockdown was imposed due to the ongoing Coronavirus. Rahul also shared his empathy and understanding with TikTok content creators and hoped that they will come out of this stronger.

Read his post here:

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Srishti Dixit

Srishti is one of Instagram’s smart and funniest content creators. Her observations and jokes about everyday life things are hilariously spots on. The actor is immensely talented and very active on social media. Her Netflix series “Behensplaining” with Kusha Kapila is a must-watch for everyone. While sharing her thoughts on TikTok, Srishti posted a story questioning people’s hypocrisy over the TikTok ban.

Take a look at her story:

Devaiah Bopanna

Former head writer for AIB, Devaiah Bopanna is the co-founder of ‘All things Small’ a media company dedicated to telling true compelling nonfiction stories. Devaiah took to Instagram to share his views on the Tiktok ban by the government. He urged people to be reflective and more kind to TikTok creators who lost their platform. In a 5 slide post Devaiah shared his thoughts and people’s lack of empathy towards the TikTok community.

Read his post here: 

Ever since the news broke out, social media has been flooded with hilarious meme fest and video clips by different content creators. Carry Minati fans have also shared tones of memes on Twitter to celebrate the TikTok ban.

Take a look at some of the hilarious videos on TikTok ban:

Dolly Singh

Ankush Bahuguna

Tanmay Bhat

TikTok India Statement

Meanwhile, the majority of Indians rejoiced the government’s decision to ban these Chinese apps. China also released a statement saying the government’s move is a “matter of strong concern.” The ban is currently interim and the future of these apps remains uncertain.

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